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Son gets life in prison for machete killings of parents

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MESKWAKI NATION SETTLEMENT (KWWL) - A Meskwaki Nation Settlement man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being convicted of murdering his parents.

Gordon Lasley, Jr., 26, used a machete to kill his parents on the Meskwaki Nation Settlement. A jury found Lasley guilty of two counts of second-degree murder in December.

The murder happened on February 5, 2014, at the home of Gordon Lasley, Sr., and Kim Renee Lasley. He struck them both with a machete multiple times.

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